Tag: 2016

REVIEW: Shady Lane Cellars 2016 “Pomeranz” Riesling

Producer: Shady Lane CellarsRegion: Leelanau Peninsula AVABlend: 100% rieslingProduction: 100 casesABV: 11.5%Price: $26* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Raphael 2016 First Label Sauvignon Blanc

Producer: RaphaelRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVA Blend: 85% sauvignon blanc, 15% semillonABV: 12.3%Price: $27* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Biltmore Estate 2016 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Producer: Biltmore EstateRegion: North CarolinaABV: 13%Price: $30* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Par Terre Winery 2016 Merlot

Producer: Par Terre WineryRegion: Snake River Valley AVA (Idaho)Grapes: 100% merlotWinemaking: Aged for 14 months in 80% French and 20% American oakABV: 13.2%Price: $24* * Review sample

REVIEW: Nine-Four Wines 2016 Chardonnay

Producer: Nine-Four WinesRegion: Finger Lakes AVA (New York)Grapes: 100% chardonnayProduction: 296 casesWinemaking: Barrel fermented. Aged in 70% third-use French oak and 30% stainless steelABV: 13.7%Price: $22* *

REVIEW: Mari Vineyards 2016 “Simplicissiumus” Sparkling Riesling

Producer:  Mari VineyardsRegion: Old Mission PeninsulaBlend: 100% rieslingABV: 12.2%Price: $28* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Rosemont of Virginia 2016 Brut Sparkling White Wine

Producer: Rosemont of VirginiaRegion: VirginiaGrapes: 100% ChardonelABV: 13%Production: 109 casesPrice: $25* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Left Foot Charley 2016 Dry Riesling

Producer: Left Foot CharleyRegion: Old Mission Peninsula AVABlend: 100% rieslingVineyard(s): 43% Terminal Moraine, 32% Seventh Hill Farm, 13% Longcore’s Yard D’Vine and 12%

REVIEW: Raphael 2016 Cabernet Franc

Producer: RaphaelRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVA (but labeled New York State)Blend: 100% cabernet francABV: 12.4%Price: $22* * Review sample provided by the winery

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